Domaine de la Corniche
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The laughter didn't stop yesterday and today continued to be a day of minties moments and 'all you can do is laugh' experiences. We had to pick up our hire car from the Eurostar terminal, fantastic as it was close and easy. Easy, did I say that?
Well let me clarify.....the getting of the keys to the car was easy but the next few steps were …
... they cost 3.45 euro each way) and the machines to buy the tickets only take coins! You can also queue up in a very long line and pay cash, but it’s just easier if you have change.
Made it to Versailles and found a ticket office that looked reasonably official. I wanted to get rid of some of my change so I gave the lady 20.46 for the 19.45 cost of the ticket and they had trouble finding a 1 cent euro coin. Which makes sense, but was sort ...
For those of you who remember "The Doors", this was the title of one of their greatest hits ever. Now, perhaps you are wondering what could possibly be the significance of this blog entry's title and our trip, consider the following. The lead singer of "The Doors", the legendary Jim Morrison is buried in Paris' most famous of cemeteries.......Pere Lachaise. Jim is not alone as he shares his final resting spot with the likes of, Frédéric Chopin, Molière, Oscar Wilde, ...
... a main highway cutting down the middle. It travels from the castle down to the canal at the bottom and also extends from the front of the castle right through the town of Versailles
Fountain of Apollo’s Chariot
This was dug during Louis XIII and completed during Louis XIV reigns. The center jet in this fountain reaches 20m high.
This was my favourite of all the fountains, landscaped between 1680 and ...
Our day started off with the Metro. While until today we had been using our Metro Pass covering Zones 1-3 (I didn't want to chance picking a route outside of our ticket area), we had to go to Zone 4 to get out to Versailles. It was easy enough, as the ticket machine allowed us to search for the city we wanted to travel to. Sadly, I wasn't able to purchase a return ticket at the same ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking